International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Glowstick design world record Suggestion Suggestion Normand Voyer   |   added on Feb 22, 2012 glowsticks fun ...
Topic: Audience:

gold Discussion Discussion Esraa Mohamed   |   added on Feb 07, 2012 how to oxidize gold i.e to make it rust as iron does
Topic: Audience: secondary schools, teachers

organic chemistry Suggestion Suggestion Sagar Saxena   |   added on Feb 02, 2012 Organic chemistry is a huge part of chemistry.I think that it would be a good idea to increase the awareness in people about its relationship to Biology.Especially the medicine industry.Molecular synthesis too must be well learnt by the interested people.
Topic: competition, chemistry olympiad, drawing competition Audience: students, iyc enthusiasts, school children

science fair-with Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha conference at different level Discussion Discussion Sisir Bose   |   added on Jan 22, 2012 To encourage students and general public about chemistry education and awareness through seminar , lectures ppt etc.
Topic: engaging the youth, hands-on activities, experiments, presentations, conferences, history of chemistry, exhibition, science fair Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, iyc enthusiasts, professional chemists.

Development of an Organic Reagent Collaboration Collaboration Kkaustubh Kkaustubh   |   added on Jan 19, 2012 A reagent must be developed to help synthesize and create and interconvert the molecules of varied functional groups in usage with minimum amount of energy and temperature and allowing more speedier reactions.
Topic: experiments Audience: professional chemists